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Mgr, Product Value Stream Lead

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01420595 Most Recent Date Posted 04/09/2021 City Wilson State North Carolina Country United States

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United States of America


HSK02: Kidde Aerospace 4200 Airport Drive,NW, Wilson, NC, 27896 USA

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for military and commercial customers across the world. Our Fire Protection team specifically provides providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. We’re proud of the difference we make.

This position can be located in Wilson NC. 

Job Responsibilities

This role joins a $50M+ Collins Aerospace business providing fire protection products for commercial, business and regional, military and civil rotary wing platforms. This is an exciting, fast-paced, growing key business area addressing all US and global civil and military fleets.

  • Supports P&L of the project to ensure that profitability targets are met and manages metrics to ensure high customer affinity.

  • Reviewing and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the program(s).

  • Monitors value-stream strategy, progress and results to ensure that metrics and goals are achieved.

  • Drives strategic planning efforts including technology programs.

  • Guides continuous improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and quality.

  • Identifies and responds to product line problems and leads solutions, such as allocation of resources, changing yield or OTD issues, and leading responses to customer action items.

  • Develops new business growth strategies to increase profitability and/or market share of the organization.

  • Directs all product life cycle phases from inception through completion.

  • Interfaces with program VSLs for project specifications to ensure successful completion.

  • Supports proposals, business plans, budgets and contracts for programs.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. 

  • Requires advanced business knowledge, general management and leadership capability to lead business or functional teams.

  • Excellent communications and team building skills; able to effectively create and share a vision across a broad IPT.

  • Ability to influence and negotiate with customers to achieve enterprise commitments while improving customer satisfaction and addressing program opportunities/risks.

  • Ability to lead highly complex teams with matrixed responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP business system experience

  • Industry certifications such as ACE / Six Sigma / LEAN / Project Management

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR

Advance degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

In absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  •  And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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